“Best of” Voting Begins!

It’s the “Best Of” time of year! The Union is taking votes for their 2018 Best of Nevada County poll and we are thrilled that the Nevada County Fair has been nominated as Best Local Event and Best Place to Take the Kids. Additionally, the Nevada County Fairgrounds is nominated for Best Event Venue, Best Place to Picnic, Best place for Cycling, and Best Campground. What an honor – and we’re so, so pleased to see the Fairgrounds are loved and used by our community. If you’d like to vote, click here. Photo by Nevada City Scenics.

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2019 Music Festivals at the Fairgrounds

2019 Music Festivals at the Fairgrounds

We’ve got world-class music festivals and entertainment at the Nevada County Fairgrounds! 

All wonderful! All unique!

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We’re Back!

Good morning from the Nevada County Fairgrounds. We’re back from holiday break and busy planning for the 2019 season. Don’t you love the joy and excitement on this little guy’s face?!  Photo by Kial James Photography + Design.

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Fairgrounds Office and Inner Grounds Closed for Holidays

The Nevada County Fairgrounds Administration Office will be closed for the holidays from December 17 to January 2. The inner grounds will also be closed to the public during this time. The RV Park Office will remain open daily.  If you’d like to contact the RV Park, call (530) 273-6217, extension 221 or email moc.r1552918919iaFyt1552918919nuoCa1552918919daveN1552918919@gnip1552918919maC1552918919.

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Country Christmas Faire Results and Gingerbread House Results

Last weekend’s 34th Annual Country Christmas Faire at the Nevada County Fairgrounds welcomed more than 8,000 visitors and 115 vendors, featured 45 gingerbread houses and 75 coloring entries, and hosted a canned food drive.

The 16th Annual Gingerbread House Competition featured 45 entries. Of those entries, Best of Show ribbons and gift baskets donated by Tess’ Kitchen Store were awarded to Leeam Eaton, Owen Strolle, Johanna Pease, and Avery Lawson/Joanne Perilman. The People’s Choice/Best of Show Winner was Kathy Kinney, who received a gift basket from Tess’ and a cash prize.

First place winners in the Gingerbread House Competition include Charlie McCollum, Breck Lumbard, Emelina Lumbard, Christian Augustine, Lilah Black, Evie Black, Hazel Duran, Annabelle Husak, and Deacon McCollum (age 5 & under); Leeam Eaton (age 6-8); Finn Beckin (age 9 – 12);  Jessa Jaskier (Kits); Owen Strolle (age 13-17); Kathy Kinney (age 18 -64); Johanna Pease (Special Needs); S.S.J. Stalcup and Ramey Cousins (group – children); Avery Lawson/Joanne Perilman, and Margo Murphy (family); and Christie Harris (group – adult).

At Sunday’s canned food drive, Interfaith Food Ministry collected more than 578 pounds of food for families in need.  In addition, the Clear Creek School Errand Elves raised funds for science camp; and Big Horse Works, who provided carriage rides at the Faire, donated more than $300 to those impacted by the Camp Fire.   

The names of all the Gingerbread House Competition winners can be found here. The 2019 Country Christmas Faire is planned for Thanksgiving weekend, November 29, 30 and December 1.

Photo by Lenkaland Photography

Categories: Country Christmas Faire, Events, and Nevada County Fairgrounds.